Situated on the banks of the Mooi River in Mden, Kwazulu Natal, Ivala Guest Lodge is ideal for a relaxing getaway.
Fishing, bird watching, game drives, quad biking and more are all within reach. Alternatively just relax and soak up the atmoshere at Ivala.
Conferences & Weddings
Ivala's Conference Centre is located in the old winery and caters for up to 50 people. Ivala is a fairytail setting and caters for weddings for up to 100 people.
You have the option of the dining room for smaller parties, or the marquee for larger.
Ivala is well known for fly fishing for yellow fish and is widely advertised in the Complete Fly Fisherman magazine. Bait fishing is allowed for carp and barbel and we promote catch and release.
Bird and Butterfly watching
Avid birdwatchers will enjoy the birdlife which includes Hoopoe, Kingfisher, Hammerkop and more. In early spring butterflies form a colorful canopy over the bougainvillea bushes.
Thukela Game Ranch is only minutes away and offers game drives. Animals that can be spotted include Leopard, Cheetah, Elephant, Rhino, Giraffe, Zebra and a range of buck.
Not for the faint hearted, Imbabala Lodge offers quad biking and is also only a few minutes from Ivala.
Feed your inner historian by embarking on a route to some of the most significant battles fought on South African soil.
With 5 luxury rooms to choose from, Ivala Guest Lodge is the esape you have been looking for. Stay with us just once and we know you will fall in love with Ivala's traquil surrounds and it won't be long before you join us again.
All of the following guest suites have their own en-suite bathroom with shower and our decandent Kingfisher and Hoopoe Suites have relaxing baths.
The Kingfisher - sleeps 5 (2 double beds, 1 single)
The largest of all the rooms at Ivala with sweeping views over the Mooi River and Muden Valley, The Kinfisher Room has 2 double beds and a single sofa bed.
The Loerie - sleeps 2 (1 kingsize bed)
Arguably the most luxury of all rooms at Ivala, the Loerie has stunning views over the river and across the valley from both the bedroom and en-suite bathroom.
The Peacock - sleeps 2 (2 single beds)
With views across the Muden Valley and glimses of the Mooi River, the Peacock Suite is ideal for 2 single people sharing.
The Hoopoe - sleeps 2 (1 double bed)
One of only two suites at Ivala with its own bath, the Hoopoe looks over the couryard and Ivala's little moutain.
The Guineafowl - sleeps 4 (2 double beds)
The Guineafowl is on the ground level of Ivala Guest Lodge overlooking the front of the lodge.
Road 74, Muden, Kwazulu Natal